Silly Weather Forecaster

Braided yarn and poem for weather forecaster.r

We’re not sure who came up with this Silly Weather Forecaster but it sure is fun to make when you are learning about the weather. Everyone is an expert when you can state the obvious. This Silly Weather Forecaster is a great camp project especially on a rainy day.


Weather forecasts today depend on collecting and analyzing data and measurements from around the world. As amateurs we use Anemometers, Barometers, Hygrometers, Rain Gauges, Sundials, Thermometers, Windsocks, and Weather Vanes.

  • Yarn
  • 10 mm Wiggle Eyes
  • Tacky Glue
  • Key Ring
  • Card Stock
  • Weather Saying
  • Large Piece of Cardboard
  • Hole Punch
  1. Wrap yarn about 25 times around the long side of the cardboard. Cut yarn at the edge.
  2. Slide a key ring to the middle of the yarn and fold in half. Smooth the yarn bundles together and tie tightly with a small piece of yarn about 1″ from the key ring.
  3. Separate into three sections and braid.
  4. Tie the bottom together with a piece of yarn.
  5. Click on the Printable below and print Weather Saying on card stock. Trim.
  6. Punch hole.
  7. Tie to ring with a piece of yarn.
Patterns, Templates and Printables

Click on a pattern to open it in a new window to print



3 thoughts on “Silly Weather Forecaster”

  1. Ruth says:

    Need pictures to follow instructions as not clear for kids

  2. nicole says:

    this is great but how big is the cardboard ie how long are the lengths of yarn

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